Wachtebeke

Wachtebeke (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɑxtəbeːkə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the town of Wachtebeke proper, and a smaller town: Overslag.[2] On January 1, 2006, Wachtebeke had a total population of 6,881. The total area is 34.53 km2 which gives a population density of 199 inhabitants per square kilometre|km2.

Wachtebeke
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Flag of Wachtebeke
Coat of arms of Wachtebeke
Wachtebeke is located in Belgium
Wachtebeke
Wachtebeke
Location in Belgium
Location of Wachtebeke in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°10′N 03°52′E / 51.167°N 3.867°E / 51.167; 3.867Coordinates: 51°10′N 03°52′E / 51.167°N 3.867°E / 51.167; 3.867
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementGhent
Government
 • MayorRudy van Cronenburg
Area
 • Total34.53 km2 (13.33 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total7,683
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Postal codes
9185
Area codes09
Websitewww.wachtebeke.be

The current mayor of Wachtebeke (as of 2012) is Rudy van Cronenburg.

The Langelede is a small canal and corresponding residential street in the town. The neighborhood is slowly migrating from a poor agricultural environment towards a higher middle-class residential area.

In Wachtebeke lies the provincial park Puyenbroeck [nl][3]

People from WachtebekeEdit

Neighboring municipalitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ "The Overslag". Retrieved 2006-04-03.
  3. ^ "Startpagina - Provinciaal domein Puyenbroeck". www.puyenbroeck.be.

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